Zach Freidhof

The eighth annual PorchRokr festival is Saturday in Akron's Highland Square neighborhood. This year 170 artists and bands will perform on porches and stages. The free festival rotates each year among four sections of Highland Square. The music begins at 11 a.m. and concludes with headliners Nathan-Paul & The Admirables at 8 p.m. followed by a silent disco at the Mustard Seed Market and Cafe.

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An Akron musician who bills himself as a “Troubadour of Peace” is celebrating the release of a new album. In this week’s “Shuffle,” Zach Freidhof talks about his work.